About

Sasha Baskin was born in Ridgefield, Connecticut. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Drawing from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 2014 and her Masters of Fine Art in Craft and Material Studies from Virginia CommonwealthUniversity in 2018.

After learning to weave in 2011, Baskin changed her focus from classical drawing to using weaving as a drawing medium. Focusing on the integration of analog and digital weaving processes, Baskin’s practice includes lacemaking, ikat, natural dye processes, hand-controlled damask, hand-manipulated glitch, and computerized weaving.

Baskin has participated in exhibitions across the country and internationally. In 2015 she received the Niche Award inDecorative Fiber and in 2018 she received Trabue Professional Arts Scholarship for Women. Her work is included in private collections inCalifornia, New York, Maryland, and Virginia. She is currently anArtist-in-Residence at Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts.

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